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10.2 Agenda for Signs of Safety Strategy Discussion - Meeting for MASH, CP and CLA

AMENDMENT

In December 2020 this chapter was updated.

  1. INTRODUCTION AND APOLOGIES;
  2. STATE AND CHECK DETAILS OF FAMILY MEMBERS; including address’, dates of birth and add any additional family members that other agencies hold.
  3. REASON FOR AND PURPOSE OF THE STRATEGY DISCUSSION;
  4. Category of abuse, physical, sexual, emotional or neglect
  5. Consider if CSE, CE and DV is evident
  6. RELEVANT BACKGROUND INFORMATION; from each agency and this is to be recorded as shared within the meeting and not additional information added
  7. Consider if there are any other siblings or children that need to be actioned
  8. Reflect any outstanding information from agencies
  9. Signs of Safety Mapping to be completed as Chair analysis including a draft danger statement’s, draft safety goal/s and draft scaling question/s
  10. Do all agencies believe the child is at harm?
  11. Immediate actions to be reflective of Section 47 actions and consider the contingency plan such as if no access lone visits or not?
  12. DECISIONS (consider which of the following may be appropriate – more than one option can be selected)
    • Start C&F;
    • Start Section 47 Enquiry (starts C&F if not already active);
    • Police Investigation;
    • Manual Referral to other agency;
    • Follow up strategy
    • No further action.
  13. Complete ABE and Medical decision and rationale if not required. If ABE is to be completed the planning meeting timescales to be added to strategy form
  14. Consider if immediate legal actions are required or a further strategy meeting
  15. AGREE ACTION PLAN (including the identity and timescale of the person responsible for each agreed action and rationale for this action); this is to include the immediate actions on the previous page.
  16. DATE, TIME AND VENUE OF THE FIRST OR NEXT REVIEW MEETING if appropriate.

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